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Guthrie, Deborah

Deborah Guthrie
  • Departments:Communications
  • Divisions:Department Director
  • Title:Communications Director/PIO
  • Phone:517.853.4380
  • Fax:517.853.4096
  • Email:

Deborah is the Communications Director/Public Information Officer (PIO), Brand Manager and Content Management Strategist for Meridian Township. She develops communications best practices and procedures through digital and print communications including Media and Public Relations. 

In 2012, Deborah created the Communications Department with Communications Specialist Brandie Yates. Together, they’ve created best practices for social media including comment use policy and procedures. As part of Meridian Township becoming Redevelopment Ready Certified, Deborah created the Community Engagement Plan and Marketing and Promotion Strategy.

Deborah graduated from Michigan State University in 1997 with a Communication Arts and Sciences degree. Deborah has authored the Township's Community Engagement Plan, Marketing and Promotion Strategy, Social Media Policies, CAMTV Operating Policies and Procedures and HOMTV Internship Policies and Procedures. She has provided social media and communications presentations at local, regional and national levels.

Deborah also hosts several HOMTV programs focusing on the local community in Haslett, Okemos and Meridian Township; where she has spent a majority of her time, got married and raised her two children. She loves to spend time with family, travel, coffee hop and be supportive of non-profit organizations and local business owners.

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